Tue, 19 Nov 2019

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

Rohingya refugees get backing of international court

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have ...

Turkey says PKK/YPG 'terrorists' carried out al-Bab attack

AL-BAB, Syria - The Turkish Defence Ministry has confirmed that at least 18 civilians were killed and twenty-seven injured in ...

Congress probing Trump tax law being exploited by the wealthy

Billionaires Keep Benefiting From a Tax Break to Help the Poor. Now, Congress Wants to Investigate.ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

Guterres appeals to Bolivians to refrain from violence

UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres is sending a personal envoy to Bolivia in the wake of the departure of former president, ...

Hong Kong in crisis, economy in worst state since GFC

HONG KONG - Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession.For the first time in ...

Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers hit with heavy fines

NEW YORK, New York - The NFL has moved swiftly to crack down on players and clubs involved in the ...

Myles Garrett, Don Cherry and the changing nature of the sports boys club

Don Cherry's recent xenophobic remarks about immigrants and Remembrance Day sparked an international debate. The controversy has also shone a ...

Prince Andrew claims he 'didn't sweat' - here's the science

Sweating is a controversial topic at the moment. In his extraordinary recent BBC interview, Prince Andrew

Hazard says Belgium are mentally stronger ahead of Euro 2020

Brussels - Belgium captain Eden Hazard on Monday said the 2018 World Cup bronze medallists are "stronger" than they were ...

Girl dies, truck driver missing after French bridge collapse

A 15-year-old girl died and a truck driver was missing after a suspension bridge over a river in southwest France ...

Libya's FM: Drone Strike Could Be War Crime

UNITED NATIONS - Libya's foreign minister said Monday that a deadly drone strike on a biscuit factory in the capital, ...

North Korea Says It Doesn't Want to Talk to US

UNITED NATIONS - North Korea said Monday that while it views the U.S. decision to postpone joint military drills with ...

US Softens Position on Israel Settlements in West Bank

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to announce on Monday that the U.S. is softening its position ...

IAEA: Iran's Heavy Water Stock Exceeds Authorized Limit

VIENNA - The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said Monday that Iran's stock of heavy water for reactors has surpassed the limit ...

The problem with child protection isn't the money, it's the system itself

In Victoria, 35 young people aged 12-17 years ended their lives by suicide between 2007 and 2019 - all were ...

What the termite mound 'snowmen' of the NT can tell us about human nature

The Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory is dotted with around 300 termite mounds, dressed as people. They are reminiscent ...

Loneliness is a social cancer, every bit as alarming as cancer itself

The ABC's Australia Talks project aims to stimulate a conversation on a broad sweep of topics - from job security ...

WADA set for decision on 'inconsistencies' in Russian data

Montreal - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Monday that its Executive Committee (ExCo) will meet on December 9 ...

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Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

Uzbekistan: Tashkent mayor's outburst shocks reporters

The mayor of Uzbekistan's capital can be an abrasive character even at the best of times, but a recent outburst ...

Euros euphoria and SWC woe useful experience for Wales - Bale

London - Gareth Bale believes Wales' contrasting experiences at Euro 2016 and in failing to qualify for the 2018 World ...

Buttigieg Touts Military Service, Wary of Overstating Role

MASON CITY, IOWA - Pete Buttigieg strides past an oversized photograph of himself dressed in fatigues, the Afghan horizon behind ...

Pooran will learn from his mistake: Steve Smith on ball-tampering

London [UK], Nov 18 (ANI): Australia batsman Steve Smith said that the West Indies player Nicholas Pooran will learn from ...

Sonia Gandhi arrives in Parliament for winter session

New Delhi [India], Nov 18 (ANI): Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi arrived at the Parliament to participate in the winter ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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